HANDEL'S MESSIAH: An Interactive Listening Guide
Come explore one of the most profound Christmas oratorios ever written in music. Through in depth study of the piece, middle school and high school students will hear the story of Christ from the prophecy of His birth all the way through His death and resurrection using scriptural text, and a whole host of musical elements.
About HANDEL'S MESSIAH Listening Guide:
The activities in this listening guide are created in order for students to dig deep into one of the most popular oratorios of our time. We will learn about the life of George Frederic Handel, explore the difference between opera and oratorio, find the Hebrew names of God, organize all the different instruments in a Baroque chamber orchestra, find interesting musical elements in excerpts, dig into crossword puzzles, attend or view a live performance and many other activities that will spark a student's love for Messiah and want to make it a yearly Christmas tradition.
‘HANDEL’S MESSIAH’ is a 50 page bundle of engaging activities perfect for students ages 8 to 18! It even includes a “Messiah Quiz” once the listening guide has been fully studied! Use it as part of your Christmas school festivities, fine arts prerequisites, music history class, or even as a family as part of your advent materials.
Let this be a time where you also, the parent and teacher, slow down and take in the grandest story ever told!
- About George Frederic Handel
- About Messiah
- What is an Oratorio?
- An Interactive Peek at the Music
- Memory Verse
- Names of God Word Study
- Hallelujah Chorus Aural Map
- Instrument Study
- Messiah Performance Listening Guide
- Draw What You Hear Grid
- Crossword Puzzle
- Messiah Quiz
- Handel Colouring Page
- And even more resources!
About the digital version:
This digital guide will help you, the teacher or parent, open up the world of Handel's Messiah for your children with a profound sense of wonder and curiosity.
The guide is easy to use with simple instructions and each activity can be reproduced for each learner or be printed directly from your screen.
You will be able to click links right from the file or use your phone’s camera to click on the QR codes and be linked directly to some inspiring performances. This copy can also be printed on your own home printer.
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